George Gordon, sixth Baron Byron

Standard Name: Byron, George Gordon,,, sixth Baron
Used Form: Lord Byron


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Intertextuality and Influence Liz Lochhead
The play was written for the Royal Lyceum Theatre Company , who first performed it in Edinburgh on 24 January 1986. Lochhead surprised herself with her use of the Scots language: my grandmother's ....
Intertextuality and Influence Ruby M. Ayres
Love Without Wings takes its epigraph from Byron , though RMA writes, Friendship is love, without wings.
Ayres, Ruby M. Love Without Wings. Hodder and Stoughton, 1953.
Byron had written without his wings, but Ayres was evidently not interested in personifying the god...
Intertextuality and Influence Buchi Emecheta
During her schooldays literature was her greatest escape.
Emecheta, Buchi. Head Above Water. Heinemann, 1994.
She remembers Hansel and Gretel, the first story she read in English and reread many times, followed by Snow White. She also read...
Intertextuality and Influence Frances Browne
FB began writing at the age of seven, when, inspired by her great and strange love of poetry, she attempted to re-write The Lord's Prayer in verse.
Browne, Frances. The Star of Attéghéi; the Vision of Schwartz; and Other Poems. Edward Moxon, 1844.
She continued to write throughout her childhood...
Intertextuality and Influence Felicia Hemans
She particularly admired Joanna Baillie 's Ethwald and the Chronicles of Froissart . Germaine de Staël 's Corinne was another major influence on her. She wrote years later: That book, in particular towards its close...
Intertextuality and Influence Catherine Gore
The title-page quotes Byron pronouncing shame to the land of the Gaul.
Gore, Catherine. The Lettre de Cachet; and, The Reign of Terror. J. Andrews, 1827.
A preface combats the general prejudice against a single volume
Gore, Catherine. The Lettre de Cachet; and, The Reign of Terror. J. Andrews, 1827.
by citing works of fiction which are short but widely admired...
Intertextuality and Influence Lady Caroline Lamb
Paul Douglass points out that Ada Reis is a work of scholarship as well as of imagination; before writing the text, LCL had digested many recent works of travel and exploration, including those by...
Intertextuality and Influence Jane Loudon
This strikingly inventive and ingenious tale seems to owe a good deal to Mary Shelley 's Frankenstein (though Shelley receives no tribute in passing, as do R. B. Sheridan , Byron , and especially Scott
Intertextuality and Influence Germaine de Staël
Sarah Harriet Burney , like her famous sister, was troubled at GS 's unconventionality. She wrote that she yawned over De l'Allemagneand yet, here and there, was electrified by a flash of sublimity. Do...
Literary responses Joanna Baillie
The Chief Justice of Ceylon, Sir Alexander Johnstone , asked that two of JB 's last plays be translated into Singalese.One—The Bride, A Tragedy (published in summer 1828), had a Singalese subject.
Quarterly Review. J. Murray.
38 (1828): 602
Literary responses Charlotte Dacre
Byron disparaged what he judged to be Rosa's absurd and incomprehensible prose in masquerade
Dacre, Charlotte. “Introduction”. Zofloya; or, The Moor, edited by Kim Ian Michasiw, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. vii - xxx.
in English Bards and Scotch Reviewers, published in March 1809, linking her to the Della Cruscans . She...
Literary responses Kate O'Brien
It was widely and enthusiastically reviewed. Biographer Lorna Reynolds says KOB , like Byron , awoke one day to find herself famous.
Reynolds, Lorna. Kate O’Brien: A Literary Portrait. Colin Smythe; Barnes and Noble, 1987.
Literary responses Frances Browne
In the Dictionary of Literary BiographyMarya DeVoto noted the interest in The Star of Attéghéi (and other poems in the volume) in the idea of exile, and the elegaic tone that pervades the volume...
Literary responses Lady Caroline Lamb
William Lamb worried intensely about the probable reception of Ada Reis, particularly the scenes in hell, and he tried to enlist William Gifford of the Quarterly as an ally in pressuring Caroline to tone...
Literary responses Felicia Hemans
Byron considered this poem inadequate as a result of FH 's lack of first-hand knowledge of Greece; her position on the controversial appropriation of the Greek antiquities by Britain also differed from his.
Hemans, Felicia. “Introduction”. Records of Woman, edited by Paula R. Feldman, University Press of Kentucky, 1999, p. xi - xxxiii.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.


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